Jason's success to date has been based on a Proactive & Practical approach to public safety.
In 1986 Jason Ellis started his service in this community by joining the Vestal Emergency Squad and Vestal Fire Department.
Jason Ellis continued to serve in roles as a Special Deputy Sheriff Corrections under Sheriff Anthony Ruffo and then as a 911 dispatcher with Broome County and the Vestal Police Department.
In 1993 Sheriff Geno DeAngelo appointed Jason Ellis as a Deputy Sheriff and his law enforcement career was launched. In 1998 Sheriff DeAngelo promoted Jason Ellis to the rank of Detective and he was assigned to the Special Investigations Unit. In 2000 Sheriff David Harder promoted Jason Ellis to the rank of Training Director and he ran the Zone 6 Regional Police Academy which encompasses 7 counties in New York. In November 2005 Jason Ellis returned to the Special Investigations Unit as a Detective and worked on narcotics investigations until March 2007 when Sheriff David Harder again promoted him to the rank of Detective Sergeant in charge of the Warrant Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Juvenile Division and a member of the United States Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Squad. Jason Ellis remained in this role until his retirement in 2015.
Upon District Attorney Stephen Cornwell’s election in 2016 Jason Ellis was appointed as his Chief Investigator, a position that he held until October of 2017 when he placed his full time focus on this campaign.